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The Role and Value of Heritage Centres in the North Isles

Westray Heritage Centre
Key Information:
Theme:

Heritage

Time Span:

January 2019 - June 2021

Area:

Throughout The Isles

The North Isles have an impressive collection of centres and associated facilities showcasing their vast array of natural, built, and cultural heritage.

Providing an insight into local life, from centuries ago to modern times, these important centres highlight the evolution of each island’s community, economy and environment.

The centres are supported by island heritage groups, predominately made up of volunteers who invest a lot of time and effort into ensuring what they offer is accurate and appealing to locals and visitors alike.

This project will provide a collection of island-wide activities to enable this knowledgable network of volunteers to sustainably develop their heritage offering and realise their full potential and ambition.

A series of online sessions for people working in community heritage in the North Isles and across Orkney.

Session 4 - Attracting and Retaining Volunteers

Handout - Attracting and Retaining Volunteers (Robert McGregor)

Session 3 - The Care and Cataloguing of Archive Collections

Handout - The Care and Cataloguing of Archive Collections (Lucy Gibbon)

Session 2 - Creative ways of using collections

Handout - Creative ways of using collections (Rebecca Marr & Mark Jenkins)

Session 1 - Engaging your local audience

Handout - Engaging your local audience (Katy Firth)

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